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Armstrong-Lockett House
(Crescent Bend House and Gardens)
The River Room can accommodate 80 people for a sit-down event or 150 for standing only reception. With the use of two garden terraces, Crescent Bend can accommodate 250 plus. Eight hour limit. May supply own alcohol. Kitchen available. Bride's room available.
2728 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919
(865) 637-3163

Blount Mansion Visitors Center
The Blount Mansion Visitors Center and gardens are available for use for special events throughout the year. The Visitors Center can comfortably seat about 80 people theater-style and approximately 40-50 people for a sit down dinner. The space can accommodate about 100 for a standing reception. A small, fully-equipped kitchen and tables and chairs are also available upon request. Rental fees vary depending on size of group, date and time, and set up. Local, community-based, non-profit organizations are encouraged to use the Blount Mansion Visitors Center and Craighead-Jackson Education Center for a fee. Contact for more information about event rental space.

Bridge View at the Boathouse

With stunning views of the Tennessee River and Knoxville's downtown skyline, BridgeView serves as the perfect backdrop for your event. From the initial planning process, to the final farewell, Bridgeview offers flawless full-service catering in a sophisticated setting.
900 Neyland Drive
Knoxville TN 37919
(865) 974-2406

Corryton Community Club

The Community Club Building is available to rent for parties, weddings, meetings, and family, class, and other types of reunions.
9331 Davis Road
Corryton, TN 37721
Phone: (865) 688-0510
Fax: (865) 688-0510

Country Jewell

Like a gem hidden in the earth, Country Jewell and Chapel are quaint and charming, tucked away in Anderson County, Tennessee. Located less than 10 minutes off I-75, they are convenient to Knoxville, Norris Lake, Pigeon Forge, and cape hatteras at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Main event building accommodate up to 100 persons. Wedding chapel accommodates up to 45 people.
6550 Hickory Valley Road
Heiskell TN 37754
(865) 494-0552

Dara's Garden

Dara’s Garden takes all your event-planning anxiety and makes it into an affair you will never forget. No matter the concerns you may have—large groups, short notice, small budget—we can accommodate them. Asian style gazebo, rose garden, formal house garden, classic white gazebo, intimate stone courtyard, fountain garden. We have a large array of menus, specialty cakes, and rental equipment to ornament your occasion, and we handle all the arranging. Plenty of free parking, up to 150 white, padded garden chairs, tables and starched white linens for food service.
2637 Maryville Pike
Knoxville TN 37920
(865) 609-3272

East Tennessee Historical Society

Will accommodate up to 275 persons for standing reception; 175 for sit-down dinner. Room can be divided.
601 S. Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902
(865) 215-8824

The Emporium

The Rentable Space of The Emporium is available to individuals, non-profit organizations, and other organizations for events, meetings, parties, receptions, weddings, reunions, and more. Downstairs Gallery (24' x 118' space): Up to 375 standing receptions; 200 sit-down dinner/lunch.
100 S. Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902
(865) 523-7543

The Emporium Annex

The Emporium Annex is a community space featuring a 2,000 sq. ft studio with wooden floors and a 1,000 sq. ft community room with carpeting, a table, and padded chairs.
100 S. Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902
(865) 523-7543

Fountain City Lyon's Club Meeting Hall

Will accommodate up to 120 persons. Kitchen is available for use.
Fountain City Park
Knoxville TN 37918
(865) 687-5191

Hilton Knoxville
The Hilton Knoxville rests in the heart of downtown's business district, recently renovated to deliver world-class accommodations and exceptional East Tennessee hospitality. With a covered skybridge to the Knoxville Convention Center, a short walk to the University of Tennessee campus, and views of the Tennessee River and Neyland Stadium - the Hilton is convenient to it all. From the moment you arrive, our professionals will reach above and beyond in order to ensure a memorable experience for your group. Travel should inspire new ideas. And at the Hilton Knoxville, you will feel the difference in every detail.
501 W. Church Avenue
Knoxville TN 37902
(865) 523-2300

Historic Bleak House

(Confederate Memorial Hall)
Will hold 150 in house. The house is open 2 hrs. prior to booking time and 45 min. afterwards. The gardens are open for rehearsal. A refundable damage deposit is due at booking. Additional hours can be added with a per hour fee. May supply own wine or Champagne only and use kitchen.
3148 Kingston Pike, SW
Knoxville TN 37919
(865) 522-2371

Holiday Inn Knoxville Central @ Papermill

This 130 room hotel in suburban Knoxville offers meeting facilities and space for receptions for up to 100 persons. An outdoor New Orleans-style courtyard adds a bit of formal flair to your event. There is also a private dining room and full bar.

Holly's Gourmet's Market & Cafe

5107 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919
(865) 584-8739
On site catering. Seating for groups up to 200 people.

Ijams Nature Center

Will accommodate up to 60 for sit-down dinner; standing for up to 100 persons. Facilities also available for outdoor events. Smoke-free environment. Kitchen available. 200 folding chairs and four 6" tables available.
2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville TN 37920
(865) 577-4717

Jubilee Banquet Facility
Jubilee Banquet Facility is Knoxville’s newest location for all events and occasions. From weddings and birthdays to training sessions and seminars, the staff at Jubilee will provide you with an experience you won’t soon forget. With an executive chef on staff and a portfolio of recommended vendors, Jubilee is your one stop shop for events.

Knoxville Civic Coliseum

Ballroom, auditorium, and main floor available.
500 Howard Baker Jr. Avenue
Knoxville TN 37915
(865) 215-8900

Knoxville Expo Center
Host your next event at the Banquet Facilities of KEC. Our Chefs and Coordinator can prepare a custom menu created with your personal taste in mind. Your guests will treasure the attentiveness of our friendly staff and the convenience of attending our centrally located and easily accessed facility. We have ample free onsite parking for an event of any size. Host your next fundraiser, meeting, party, reunion, tradeshow or wedding reception, at the Banquet Facilities of KEC.

Knoxville Museum of Art
The Knoxville Museum of Art is available for rental to individuals, non-profit organizations and corporations for special events, including weddings, banquets, meetings, and proms.

Laurel Theatre

Located on the corner of Laurel Avenue and Sixteenth Street in the UT area. This historic church can accommodate ceremonies of 150 or less with a reception room downstairs. The main room upstairs may be used as the reception area if the ceremony is held in a different location. Chairs and a small kitchen are available.
1538 Laurel Ave
Knoxville TN 37915
(865) 522-5851

The Lily Barn

The Lily Barn is a 120 year old cantilever barn that sits among a 3-acre perennial garden.  In addition to the cantilever barn, houses and garden gift shop, there is an evergreen maze for children of all ages, a pond, and beautiful Day Lilies in bloom. The Pavilion seats up to 150 people at round tables. Usually with good weather the wedding receptions spill out onto the grounds leaving ample room for food, drink and dancing under the diamond lit pavilion for as many as 300 guests. A 30' x 70' pavilion, lots of grassy area and a gazebo are available. You may bring your own alcohol.
There is a kitchen.
1116 Carr's Creek Road
Townsend TN 37882
(865) 448-9895
(800) 448-8697

Mabry-Hazen House

Rental includes guest house and grounds. Guests may tour the main house. 130 chairs plus eight 6' tables are included in rental. May use kitchen and provide own alcohol.
1711 Dandridge Ave
Knoxville TN 37915
(865) 522-8661

The Magnolia Manor

This 1815 circa home with a 20' x 30' carriage pavilion and a gazebo is available for weddings and receptions. Alcohol is now permitted.
18350 Martel Manor
Lenoir City TN 37772
(865) 988-4510

Maple Grove Inn

Located on 15 acres of beautiful West Knoxville natural beauty, the Maple Grove Inn provides luxury facilities and service for corporate events, weddings, and wedding receptions. Our facilities can accommodate up to 300 people for a sit down event.
8800 Westland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 951-2315

Museum of Appalachia

Do you dream of a wedding under a blue autumn sky followed by a reception inside with a crackling fire in a big, stone fireplace? Or have you always wanted an intimate ceremony in a small, woodland chapel? Have you envisioned a spring wedding in the open air with lambs in the fields around you? The Museum of Appalachia can make your dreams come true.
2819 Andersonville Hwy
Clinton TN 37716
(865) 494-7680

Norris Tea Room

Can hold 150 sit-down and 300 standing with tents outside on porch. May supply own liquor but must be kept indoors.
125 Village Green Circle
Lake City TN 37769
(865) 426-7461

Tennessee Valley Unitarian
Universalist Church

The Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church welcomes people of many different religious, political and economic backgrounds. We have over ten rooms available for rentals, and we offer steep discounts to nonprofit organizations. We have hosted lectures, classes, recitals, plays, screenings, concerts, picnics, and everything in between! We also have projectors with large drop-down screens, an industrial kitchen, expansive outdoor areas, and can offer childcare services for a small extra fee.
2391 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919
(865) 223-2758

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley

Nestled on fifty-seven pristine acres, The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm is a local lakefront beauty. Located in the heart of West Knoxville, our 6,000 square foot glass-enclosed pavilion offers unlimited possibilities for any event. It features 4,800 square feet of heated and cooled open floor space, oversized restrooms and dressing areas, and a spacious caterer’s kitchen. Our large deck overlooks beautiful Bluegrass Lake and is used for additional seating.
9111 Hunter Valley Lane
Knoxville TN 37923
(865) 223-2758

Pollard Technology Conference Center

The auditorium (3,100 sq ft) offers:
• 300-seat capacity with upholstered seats and attached working surfaces
• 12 x 9 rear-projection screen providing optimal viewing in any lighting and featuring Sanyo™ projector
• Multiple microphone and computer inputs on stage support single presenter or panel presentations
• Main A/V control room equipment supports recording to or playback from CD/DVD, VHS, and cassette tape
• Extron™ audio/visual routing enables activities in the auditorium to be broadcast throughout the building
• JBL™ speaker systems deliver premium stereo sound for multimedia presentations and are also optimized for speech
• LCD touch-panel control system with wireless remote
• Videoconferencing and Web-casting capabilities
210 Badger Ave.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 765-5273

Porter-Brakebill Manor

The Porter-Brakebill Manor is located on 100 acres of beautiful farmland. Views of the nearby Smoky Mountains surround the property. Even though the home is located within easy access of the many attractions of East Tennessee, it is secluded enough so that you can leave the stress of the modern world as far behind as you desire.
813 Martin Mill Pike
Rockford TN 37853
(865) 983-0028

Ramsey House

115 guests. Will hold more on grounds w/ tent.
May use kitchen and provide own alcohol.
2614 Thorngrove Pike
Knoxville TN 37914
(865) 546-0745

Ridge Valley Farms

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Ridge Valley Farms provides an inspiring backdrop for a romantic wedding, reception, corporate event or spiritual retreat. Features a sky lit pavilion with a stage and fireplace, gazebo, cascading waterfalls and beautiful bridal dressing rooms. Free parking accommodates 200 plus guests. Provides a beautiful setting at the base of the Chilhowee Mountains.
Facilities: Large gazebo, outdoor pavilion area with stone fireplace to accommodate 200+ guests. Elegant changing areas for the bridal party. 60" round tables, chairs and extras provided. Free parking. Music, dancing and alcohol permitted. Events end at 9:00 PM with 10:00 PM departure.
4446 Six Mile Road
Maryville TN 37803
(865) 984-8431

Tellico West Conference Center

A wedding, wedding reception, corporate meeting/training, birthday party, trade show venue for Monroe, Loudon and south Blount counties. Two Ballrooms, Cherohala room for small gatherings, boardroom for corporate meetings. Full kitchen, lobby, baths, parking. Can accommodate 300 seated and more, if standing. Ceiling projector, projector screen, WiFi, PA system, and more. Offers beer and liquor by the drink with licensed bartenders and a bar.
121 Grand Vista
Vonore, TN 37885
(423) 884-2338 or (423) 884-6868

Tennessee Theatre

The lobby is available for special events. Rental fee varies depending on services requested Must use the theater's liquor. No kitchen facilities available.
604 South Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902
(865) 673-9613

The Orangery

Beautifully decorated private rooms available for any occasion — wedding reception, business meeting or any special event.
Rooms can accommodate guests from 2 to 300.
(865) 588-2964

Twin Cedar Farm, Inc.

Weddings at Twin Cedar Farm include beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, a white gazebo beside a large pond for your ceremony, a 5000 square foot enclosed pavilion with wrap around porches and many other amenities. The pavilion includes a full kitchen, a serving bar, a stage, extra large restrooms, heat and air conditioning. All of this in a wonderful quiet country setting. All weddings also include seating for up to 150 people with tables and chairs. Facilities will accommodate more guests.
(865) 977-9850

Whitestone: A Tennessee Country Inn

Wedding chapel and facilities, catering and receptions, and conference facilities. Located near Kingston, Tennessee on Watts Bar Lake with views of the Smoky Mountains, the 600-acre property includes a luxurious AAA 4-Diamond Bed and Breakfast, Restaurant, Wedding Chapel, and Conference Facilities.

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

The Urban Playground here is a unique and motivating area to hold corporate meetings. It's just like a real neighborhood ball court, and can be outfitted with audio/visual equipment to meet your needs. The Urban Playground seats up to 250 theater style or 200 at dining tables. The Urban Playground is a uniquely motivating area, it’s a place where children can celebrate “birthdays with a bounce” while running themselves silly with friends, shooting hoops and playing games. An elegant and unique setting, overlooking downtown Knoxville with a sweeping staircase and panoramic view, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame evokes an ambiance perfectly suited for wedding celebrations.
700 Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville TN 37915
(865) 633-9000

Yacht Club on Tellico Lake

Your wedding day is special and the Yacht Club on Tellico Lake has two magestic settings for your affair. Get married on the water at our private dock. Our dock can accomodate 150 seated guests. The Patio, a lake view, can seat more than 150 people. Both of these accomodations provide spectatular views of the beautiful mountains and water. We have the top floor of our facility, The Gallery, also available for ceremonies.

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